Loosen Up Your Watercolor Painting | Elisa Ang | Skillshare
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10 Lessons (1h 31m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Materials

    • 3. Right Ratio of Water and Paint

    • 4. Confident Brush Strokes

    • 5. Unrestricted Colors

    • 6. Patches of Shapes

    • 7. Painting Outside the Lines

    • 8. Painting Background

    • 9. Bringing It All Together

    • 10. When is a Painting Finished

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About This Class


We often hear the word "loose" in watercolor painting. We may think of painting loose as painting quickly, sometimes carelessly or leaving out details. However, painting loosely involves planning, observation and practice.

This class will help you learn how to intuitively know the ratio of water to paint, learn techniques to painting loosely like painting with confident brushstrokes, using colors that inspire you, using patches of shape, painting outside the lines and painting backgrounds before sketching. We will talk about the amount of details that need to be included in your painting, and also know when a painting is finished.

This class is good for beginners and experienced artists looking for new ways to paint in watercolor in a loose manner.





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Elisa Ang

empower you to make art inspired by your stories

Elisa Ang sketches and paints her life using pen and watercolour.

She believes that everyone is creative and that creativity is not only limited to the artist. Her desire is to empower others to make art inspired by their stories.

She teaches drawing and painting to children and adults. When she's not working, she likes to read, watch cooking/family shows, go to nature trips and take photos. She currently resides in Singapore with her husband.

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